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South Dakota ACT scores remain steady, above national average

South Dakota?s average ACT composite score is up slightly from 2017 and remains above the national average. South Dakota?s average ACT score for 2018 was 21.9, compared to the national average of 20.8 and last year?s statewide average of 21.8. The composite score reflects sub-scores for English, math, reading and science.

Labor Department Hosting Apprenticeship Summit

The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) will host the Start Today SD Summit to promote Registered Apprenticeships on Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 1 ? 4:30 p.m. CST at Mitchell Technical Institute.

Hamlin County Fatal Crash

LAKE NORDEN, S.D. ? One person died and another was injured in a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred Monday afternoon east of Lake Norden.

South Dakota Monarch Plan Available for Public Comment

PIERRE, S.D. ? South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is asking for public comment on a draft strategic plan for the monarch butterfly. The plan is available for review until 5 p.m. CDT on Oct. 26.

Centerline Painting in Central South Dakota Delayed

KENNEBEC, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation says centerline painting on the following highways in central South Dakota planned to begin on Saturday, Oct. 1 was delayed by weather and will begin on Saturday, Oct. 15.

Centerline Painting in Northcentral South Dakota Delayed

MCINTOSH, S.D. - The South Dakota Department of Transportation says centerline painting on the following highways in central South Dakota planned to start on Tuesday, Oct. 9 was delayed by weather and will begin on Friday, Oct. 19.

News Tips For October 13 ? 19, 2018

Monday, October 15, 11 a.m. CDT, Brookings ? Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak and attend the ribbon cutting at the Passive House in Brookings.

Names Released In Grant County Fatal

MILBANK, S.D. ? A 16-year-old male from Milbank has been identified as the person who died Sunday morning after falling off the hood of a moving vehicle near Milbank.

Minnehaha County Fatal Crash

BALTIC, S.D. ? One person was killed and another person was injured in a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon east of Baltic.

DPS Secretary Jones To Depart

DPS Secretary Trevor Jones announced today that he has accepted a position with Dakota State University, working in the university?s digital forensics lab.

Tunnel Inspections To Take Place

The Department of Transportation will be doing bi-annual tunnel inspections the week of Oct. 15. This will result in traffic delays and or closure of Highway 87 Needles Highway and Highway 16A Iron Mountain Road.

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